Key contacts and further information

View our key contacts and further information regarding Pupils with Medical Needs.

Southampton City Council Inclusion Officer for Pupils with Medical Needs

Address: Inclusion Services, Southampton City Council, Civic Centre, Southampton, SO14 7LY

Telephone: 023 8083 3098 or 07760 388 219


Southampton City Council Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Team

Address: Civic Centre (North Block), Southampton, SO14 7LY

Telephone: 023 8083 3013


Southampton City Council Education Welfare Service

Address: Civic Centre, Southampton, SO14 7LY


Southampton Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

Address: The Horizon Centre, William Macleod Way, Southampton, SO16 4XE

Telephone: 0300 123 6661


For further information, including their referral criteria and referral form please visit Solent NHS Trust.

They particularly encourage self-referrals from young people and families.


If you are concerned about the immediate safety of a child, please call the police on 999.

Once you have done this, please share your concerns with the Children’s Resource Service (previously known as MASH) by telephone.

Professionals can contact the Children’s Resource Service on 023 8083 2300 (Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm and Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm) or 023 8023 3344 (weekends, Bank Holidays and outside of office hours).

You will need to follow this up by completing the online referral form.

Supporting pupils at school with medical conditions

Statutory guidance from the Department for Education about the support that pupils with medical conditions should receive at school.

Health Conditions in Schools Alliance

The Health Conditions in School Alliance is made of over 30 organisations, including charities, healthcare professionals and trade unions who work collaboratively to make sure children with health conditions get the care they need in school. The site includes an example school policy, condition specific Individual Healthcare Plan templates and information on specific health conditions.

Special educational needs and disability code of practice: 0-25 years

Guidance from the Department for Education on the special educational needs and disability (SEND) system for children and young people aged 0 to 25 from 1 September 2014.

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